Cafes

Inside Regalia Roasting Collective, A Shared Roasting Space In Long Island City

Inside Regalia Roasting Collective, A Shared Roasting Space In Long Island City

In a city full of self-starters and go-getters, New York is an ongoing contributor to the growing sentiment that “everyone’s a roaster now.” This caffeine-fueled entrepreneurial jungle is continuously teeming with aspiring business owners, new cafes, and roasting companies despite the city’s continual crunch for real estate. It’s no wonder…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Leeds

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Leeds

Some Yorkshire natives frequently describe the area as “God’s own county,” which suggests they’re not shy of sharing the virtues of this northern English region. Leeds is Yorkshire’s largest city, which may explain the loud and proud approach of many locals when their home is the subject. That said, the…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Connecticut

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Connecticut

As one of the smallest states in America, Connecticut is often a state traveled through, not to. Connecticut’s quaint towns, beaches, and sights along the Appalachian Trail are often overlooked by the bright lights and appeal of neighboring metropolises New York and Boston. But something big is brewing, literally, in…
Going From Seed To Cup At Unique Cafés Especiais In São Lourenço, Brazil

Going From Seed To Cup At Unique Cafés Especiais In São Lourenço, Brazil

São Lourenço is a touristy little town in the heart of Mantiqueira de Minas, one of Brazil’s most notorious specialty coffee producing regions in the state of Minas Gerais. The town’s Parque das Águas (water park) occupies a 400,000-square-meter green area downtown and is the source of nine therapeutical mineral…
Where To Drink Coffee In Brussels

Where To Drink Coffee In Brussels

A walk in the park, Brussels is not. In the Belgian capital, contrasts between the well-off and those in need can be stark. Street names and signs are given in two languages, though neighborhoods and their inhabitants tend to identify as either Francophone or Flemish-speaking, sometimes leading to notoriously nationalist…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Cincinnati

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Cincinnati

Cincinnati may not be the first city that you think of when you think of a destination coffee city. That honor might go to Berlin, Melbourne, or Portland, Oregon, and with good reason. But as one of the fastest-growing cities in the midwestern United States, Cincinnati has increasingly more and…
Vietnam: Inside 43 Factory Coffee Roaster’s Stunning Da Nang Cafe

Vietnam: Inside 43 Factory Coffee Roaster’s Stunning Da Nang Cafe

Coffee has a long, rich history in Vietnam. Sidewalk cafes with tiny tables and plastic stools are ubiquitous throughout the country. Traditional Vietnamese coffee—a phin-brewed combination of bitter Robusta and sweet condensed milk—is as much a symbol of Vietnamese culture as any other. Despite a deep cultural appreciation for coffee…
The Sprudge Coffee Guide To Zürich

The Sprudge Coffee Guide To Zürich

After years in the doldrums, the coffee scene in Zürich has in recent years exploded in multiple directions. The range of venues to drink coffee is diverse and punches above its weight for this relatively small city. It makes for a surprising mix of spots, whether you’re after the choicest…
In Ho Chi Minh City, 96B Experiment Is A Not So Well Kept Secret

In Ho Chi Minh City, 96B Experiment Is A Not So Well Kept Secret

To reach Hana Choi’s 96B Experiment, first walk through the ground floor parking courtyard. Past the kick-stood motorbikes, through the front door of Cyrus Saigon, the small-batch patisserie and chocolaterie with which it shares a building, and up the stairs, you’ll find Ho Chi Minh City’s under the radar brick-backed…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Detroit

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Detroit

What is left to say about Detroit? By now, you’ll have heard the boom and bust stories, the tales of failure and recovery. It’s old (and frankly rather boring) news—let’s just agree that Detroit is back. Instead, let’s talk about how cool Detroit is. It has famous sons and daughters,…